FOR THRILL SEEKERS AND COMFORT CREATURES! Sandra fangirls out over Ian Kerner Ph.D, MFT, sex therapist and author of the bestselling oral sex book She Comes First. They explore the myriad reasons why the book hits home, how to create a sex space that helps our minds deactivate and surrender, the link between female arousal and stress, and a refreshing perspective on porn. TOPICS: Unbearable Lightness of Being, Fruity Book Covers, Written for Men, Women Fans, Strunk & White, Philosophical Approach, Sexual Cripple, Satisfying Women, Intercourse Discourse, An Alternative Path to Pleasure, From Tormented to Joyful, Deconstruction, “Cunnilingus Class,” Nina Hartley, A Modest Approach, Mental Deactivation, Fantasizing During Sex, Seduction, Theory of Courtship, Physiological vs Mental Aspects of Sex, Safe Space for Fantasy, Core Erotic Themes, Jack Morin, Esther Perel, The Paradox of Cozy & Thrilling, Analysis as Inhibiting Arousal, and, finally, the Pros and Cons of Porn Usage.
Ian Kerner Ph.D, MFT is a nationally recognized therapist, specializing in sexuality, relationships and relational issues. He is also the New York Times best-selling author of numerous books, including the ever-popular “She Comes First” (Harper Collins). He writes a well known column for CNN and can often be seen on the “Today Show” and the “Dr. Oz Show” amongst others. Ian frequently lectures on topics related to intimacy and relationships, with recent appearances at New York University, Yale and Princeton and the French Institute Alliance Francaise. Ian is certified by the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT), and he is regularly quoted as an expert in print and online media. He currently works with individuals and couples on a variety of issues at the Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy. Ian was born and raised in New York City, where he lives with his wife and two sons and their family dog, a pitbull named Jitterbug.